13 episodes

The Panel Show Podcast is recorded monthly in Toronto, in front of a live studio audience. Each show, we bring together two real journalists and two improvisers in character, to talk about real world issues, topics and events. The podcast is thought-provoking, informative and hilarious. Hosted by David Shore

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    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

The Panel Show Podcast is recorded monthly in Toronto, in front of a live studio audience. Each show, we bring together two real journalists and two improvisers in character, to talk about real world issues, topics and events. The podcast is thought-provoking, informative and hilarious. Hosted by David Shore

    January 30th, 2021. Featuring Robert Benzie, Andrew Coyne, fake radio host, Margaret Windmoon, and phoney late night DJ, Marvin Smooth.

    January 30th, 2021. Featuring Robert Benzie, Andrew Coyne, fake radio host, Margaret Windmoon, and phoney late night DJ, Marvin Smooth.

    Real life journalists, Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen’s Park Bureau Chief) and Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue), join Improvisers Kayla Lorette (as radio host, Margaret Windmoon) and Paul Constable (as late night DJ, Marvin Smooth) to talk about various real world issues, topics and events.
    Hosted by David Shore.

    • 36 min
    December 20, 2020. Featuring, Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, The Boy King and Matthew McConaughey.

    December 20, 2020. Featuring, Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, The Boy King and Matthew McConaughey.

    Episode Notes
    This episodes topics are:
    Is Erin O’Toole an improvement over Andrew Scheer?
    Would you take a flight to nowhere?
    Wage Theft.
    Doug Ford vs The Carbon Tax. Again.
    And we play Fact vs Fiction

    Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe and Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen's Park Bureau Chief). Improvisers, Kayla Lorette (as The Boy King) and Herbie Barnes (as Matthew McConaughey). Hosted by David Shore.

    • 39 min
    June 2nd, 2020. Featuring Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, Tiny House Enthusiast, Muriel, and the fake Doug McKenzie.

    June 2nd, 2020. Featuring Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, Tiny House Enthusiast, Muriel, and the fake Doug McKenzie.

    Please note there are some sound issues with the into to this episode. The show is taking a planned break over the summer and will be back in the fall.

    Things discussed:
    What would you like to see the Canadian government due during the COVID-19 recovery?
    What’s your long shot pick for something to happen over the summer and into the fall?
    Who will win the Conservative Leadership race in August?
    Will you be able to go back to work if you are sick, or has that now changed forever?
    And we play Fact or Fiction.

    Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe and Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen's Park Bureau Chief). Improvisers, Lisa Merchant (as Tiny Houser, Muriel) and Paul Constable (as Doug McKenzie). Hosted by David Shore.

    If you enjoy the show, we ask that you make a donation in any amount to The Native Women’s Association of Canada (https://www.nwac.ca/ (https://www.nwac.ca/)) or to Black Lives Matter (https://blacklivesmatter.ca/ (https://blacklivesmatter.ca/)).

    • 37 min
    April 28th, 2020. Featuring, Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, Mother of two, Donna, and Super Villain, Bane.

    April 28th, 2020. Featuring, Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, Mother of two, Donna, and Super Villain, Bane.

    This show’s topics include:



    Are the big Canadian Banks doing enough to help out consumers during COVID-19?




    Should companies that are registered in Tax Havens be able to get government bailouts?




    Netflix’s Tiger King




    And we play Fact vs Fiction

    Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe and Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star’s Queen's Park Bureau Chief). Improvisers, Jan Caruana (as mother of two, Donna) and Paul Constable (as super villain, Bane). Hosted by David Shore.

    • 37 min
    A Panel Show Mini Episode - Recorded on April 4th, 2020

    A Panel Show Mini Episode - Recorded on April 4th, 2020

    The Panel Show producer/host, David Shore, interviews David Shore, the Emmy award winning creator/producer of the hit TV shows, House and The Good Doctor,

    • 25 min
    A Panel Show Mini Episode - Recorded on March 29, 2020

    A Panel Show Mini Episode - Recorded on March 29, 2020

    David interviews half of the award winning, British comedy duo, Croft and Pearce, Hannah Croft.


    For more info about Croft and Pearce go here:


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/croftpearce/ (https://www.instagram.com/croftpearce/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CroftandPearce/ (https://www.facebook.com/CroftandPearce/)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CroftAndPearce (https://twitter.com/CroftAndPearce)
    Website: https://www.croftandpearce.com/ (https://www.croftandpearce.com/)

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

pearlies1 ,

A better way to review politics

Informative and entertaining. Some good laughs too. Can’t wait for the next podcast!

Eddy Morassutti ,

The Panel Show

An innovative form of improvisation. A great way to combine intelligent conversation about the issues and the fun of improvisational characters. Have a listen if you like politics and humour. Loved it

Eddy Morassutti

Jaaa Esss ,

Love this show!

A funny and informative show filled with opinions and perspective.

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